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Author Yeomans, David T.

Title The trussed roof : its history and development / David T. Yeomans
Published Aldershot, England : Scolar Press ; Brookfield, Vermont : Ashgate Pub. Co., [1992]


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Description xv, 221 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents 1. Scope and methods of enquiry -- 2. Roof types before the truss -- 3. Inigo Jones and Christopher Wren: the introduction of the truss into England -- 4. Christopher Wren and his contemporaries -- 5. Architect or carpenter: who designed the roof? -- 6. The dissemination of the new forms -- 7. Developments of the truss: new forms and new uses -- 8. Understanding the behaviour of the truss -- 9. From timber to iron: new materials and new possibilities -- 10. Invention or evolution as ways of change
Analysis Roofs Architecture History
Roofs Architecture History
Roofs Architecture History
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 206-213) and index
Subject Building -- History.
Roof trusses -- History.
Roofs -- Design and construction -- History.
Genre/Form Dictionaries.
LC no. 93155699
ISBN 0859678741